New releases from Hawaii authors
"Cloud Moving Hands"
Poems by Cathy Song, University of Pittsburgh Press, $14
This paperback book is a collection of poems by Hawaii native Cathy Song. Song is the author of five previous books of poetry: "Picture Bride," "Frameless Windows," "Squares of Light," "School Figures" and "Land of Bliss." The title of this collection is derived from "clouds hands," a martial arts movement that mimics the soft formations of clouds.
By Carole Whang Schutter, Authorhouse, $19.95
Carole Whang Schutter was born and raised in Honolulu, and graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Hawaii. This paperback book is a work of historical fiction, weaving a love story between a Mormon bishop and a Christian pastor into the infamous Mountain Meadow Massacre of 1857. Schutter is presently working on several screenplays about Hawaii.